Mike Tyson is one of the best fighters to have ever put on boxing gloves. Tons of talent, power, speed, athleticism, defense, skills, and work ethic. He would have been any trainer’s dream come true! I love his boxing technique and recommend it to all fighters.
But with that said, his style (like many other boxing styles) does come with its own limitations. In my opinion, you need to have exactly his qualities to really make it work. Otherwise, you’ll should use a MODIFIED version of it. Please do not take this to mean that I think he’s a terrible boxer or that his style shouldn’t be used at all.
Here are the reasons why I don’t recommend the peek-a-boo style for all fighters:
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